Full video: Senator Ratna Omidvar on the state of the charitable sector’s modernization

Why It Matters

Over two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, charities and non-profits are still struggling to adapt. From retaining staff to moving their work online, there’s a massive need for modernization — in order to meet growing demand from devastated communities. Senator Omidvar says if the government had heeded the recommendations in Catalyst for Change, the sector could have shown much more resilience.

“Heal thyself”: Senator Ratna Omidvar on the state of the charitable sector’s modernization

Why It Matters

Over two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, charities and non-profits are still struggling to adapt. From retaining staff to moving their work online, there’s a massive need for modernization — in order to meet growing demand from devastated communities. Senator Omidvar says if the government had heeded the recommendations in Catalyst for Change, the sector could have shown much more resilience.

Working in silos? Here are three key tips to activate peer learning

Why It Matters

There’s often a ton of knowledge held in silos within organizations, whether in different departments, teams or individuals. As virtual offices become more common, breaking out of those silos, through conversations and peer learning, can stimulate information flow between team members, lead to collaboration, creativity, and innovation — and maximize relationship-building and belonging.